All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1900 item #25510 (stock #1815pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$695.00
ca 1940. Male and female. Male has damage on one foot. Spectacular colonial African pieces. ex-private collection. Male 15.75" high, female 17" high. This African art will not exist again; colonial period is over. There is a limited amount of pieces from the colonial period--if like it buy it--it is getting scarcer and scarcer
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1800 item #1077876
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1450.00
Rare pair are 18thc Dutch gilt metal flame shields- 36 inches high -17 inches wide--were used to retard heat from open flame lighting-pieces are reticulated to permit light pass through them-metal armature is hand forged-gilt metal high definition repousse-use on the wall or mount in base in front of fireplace--rare item-minor wear-over all condition is excellent
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1837 VR item #1317151
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $495
Handsome early 19thc Italian terracotta bust of medieval scholar-hand sculpted-wear to patina-you can leave surface as is to demonstrate age or easily touched up-unsigned-large 18 inches wide-18.5 high 7 inches deep-almost life sized-no cracks or repairs
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Lamps : Pre 1900 item #553216
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$795.00
Very fine iron and brass floor lamp-probably a piano lamp- 50 inches high 16 inch base- oil retort is 8 inches in diameter--2 inch mouth for shade--this a heavy based lamp that cannot be knocked over by a pet or wind--need shade, wick and oil-otherwise no condition problem-over 100 years old--probably European origin
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pottery : Pre 1837 VR item #1173940
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$195.00
Early 9thc French hand painted fiance plate-great color-signed on back VR-10 inches diameter-no condition problems
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1800 item #1240739
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$275.00
Very rare 18thc English hand-colored engraving of female savage with her baby from Terra de Fuego-dated 1793-colors bright-condition good-name of engraver and painter on print-imprint of plate apparent-titled A FEMALE SAVAGE OF TERRA DEL FUEGO-stunning piece-6 inches by 9 inches
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #23609 (stock #1432pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Marked 'Bidenbach' (Bohemian), circa 1860. Putti motif. Minor wear to color near base. pair no condition problems
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Italian : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1238729
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1950.00
This is a spectacular large Italian glazed pottery or majolica urn-Istoriato-hand painted, glazed- classic designs-with high relief masks--caryatid and snake handles-21.5 inches high-13 inches wide-m.-great colors and volume-signed Italy on bottom as well as with factory mark--probably from Urbino region-ca 1890s or earlier-no condition problems
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre 1910 item #866906
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $2,800
This is an extraordinary Moroccan wedding dress-must have been the daughter of a rich merchant-piece has hand-embroidered designs-festooned with linked coins and 18 metallic/enamel brooches. -professionally displayed in plexiglass frame-56 by 48 inches-3.5 inches deep-some rub spots on inside of plexiglass where metallic pieces rubbed against plastic frame.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pre 1900 item #23099 (stock #1198pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$195.00
Neo-classic, raised designs, circa 1860, excellent condition. Minor chip on bottom rim. 4" high x 4.25" diameter. $195.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1970 item #1168245
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$175.00
Puerto Rican lithography signed in pencil Andy Busco 1975-edition nr 4/10- 10 inches by 10 inches-add 3.5 inches for frame and mat-foxing
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1199566
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
A FINE CAMEROON AFRICAN CARVED WOOD TRIBAL ART DANCE MASK. Probably Bafute. Carved with elongated drooping bulbous cheek bones, protruding eyes, open mouth and carved teeth with white kaolin. The flattened back of head with carved concentric rings. Displayed Height 12 inches (30.5 cm) Wear to mask-no repairs or condition problems
All Items : Fine Art : Drawings : Pen : Pre 1950 item #1232947
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$350.00
Here is a fine example of both calligraphy and genealogy-It is a family tree of noble aristocrats in the Hapsburg Austrian Hungarian Empire--high national awards and decorations gleaned by the family over the years are pictured in watercolors--text is in ink and appears entries are made by different hand at different times--piece is on parchment or vellum and stands alone as piece art. unframed-- no condition problems.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #729240
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$295.00
French provincial walnut hand carved figure of an odd couple dancing-appears to be females ,but one bears a remarkable resemblance to President Richard Nixon--for deeper meanings to carving consult your psychologist-condition good-minor chip on base--10 inches tall-defy you to find another-ca 1880s
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #76996
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$285.00
Elaborately decorated Chinese Mandarin Palette pictorial plate-depicts a parade of Chinese warriors marching in disarray--colors are beautiful-9.5 inches-very small nick on edge-no repairs-has good age about 170 years
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : West Indian : Pre 1900 item #1201819
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
octagonal mahogany Puerto Rican Arts & Crafts table ca 1900-25 inch diameter and 27.5 inches high-made in Puerto Rico ca 1900-cross bottom bracing fixed with removable wedges--there is glass top that expands diameter available-no condition problems-piece is sturdy-spade shaped cut outs on legs
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : English : Pre 1900 item #1207910
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
Magnificent 19thc carved wood ebonized English Art Nouveau pedestal--has full body stork or crane as central motif-top is a carved lily pad--piece is very organic in composition-no repairs-original surface with very minor wear-37.5 inches high-top has 17.5 inch diameter-quality of carving is superb
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Low Countries : Pre 1800 item #547652
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$90.00
18thc Dutch aubergine tile--strong color-5.5 inches by 5.5 inches-very small nick upper left corner-flower bouquet motif-strong color